Daniel and Majella nominated for an IFTA

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Daniel and Majella nominated for an IFTA

Donegal crooner Daniel O'Donnell and his wife, singer and author and Majella, have been nominated for an award in the Irish version of the Emmys.

Their TV programme, Daniel and Majella's B&B Road Trip, has been shortlisted in the Factual category of the Irish Film and Television Awards (IFTAs).

Majella took to Facebook to express her delight at the honour and to thank everyone involved in making the series.

" Fingers crossed", she wrote, acknowledging that "there is tough competition in the category".

The other three nominees are John Creedon's Wild Atlantic Way, Ear to the Ground, and The Guards.

The winners will be announced on Friday, October 7.